E.O.F {STYLE IDOL} + MARK FRECHETTE +

What do all of our E.O.F. {STYLE IDOLS & DIVINITIES} have in common? Perhaps its a lust for life? A certain je na sais quois . . .  the X-factor; whatever you want to call it, these men and women are imbued with a magnetic spirit that entices us to go above and beyond- and…Read more E.O.F {STYLE IDOL} + MARK FRECHETTE +

E.O.F. How To Ivy Style From LOOK Magazine, 1955.

When it comes to achieving that legendary Ivy Style, one shouldn't have to think too much at all. When we came across this simple spread from 1955 we were struck with the straight forwardness of the editorial, as well as the run-down on how to achieve that Ivy Look. The article was so fascinating and…Read more E.O.F. How To Ivy Style From LOOK Magazine, 1955.

{STYLE IDOL} Jean-Michel Basquiat

+ jean michel basquiat {French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ miˈʃɛl baskija]; December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988} 1. artist. style icon.  2. academic; a little underground; a little street; archaic African; American hip-hop; Classic; Refined; Cultured; Gritty; Nitty; Bad Ass; Post-Punk; Anti-Conservative; Painted. Layered; Tough; Rugged; Tribal; NYC.  3. timeless.  4. cool.  + I don't listen to…Read more {STYLE IDOL} Jean-Michel Basquiat

Making an Impact: “Don’t You Dare” by The Impacts {and the Mystery of “Kelly”}

Here's a newly uncovered lost treasure we happened to find lying about. What a shame. This is one that is sure to have you grinding and grooving all the night through. Just shy of making you want to howl at the moon. This one's called "Don't You Dare" and it's played by none other than…Read more Making an Impact: “Don’t You Dare” by The Impacts {and the Mystery of “Kelly”}

STYLE {WISE} – Suddenly Seeking Sweater Girls

{Natassja Kinski in Paris, Texas (1984)} [Photo Source: PICCSY] Lovely ladies, it seems we've been thinking of you a lot lately. It's not by accident, for we have been meditating on many thoughts as of late about our many loves and desires when it comes to female fashions. In true E.O.F. Style we stepped back…Read more STYLE {WISE} – Suddenly Seeking Sweater Girls

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Music Minute: “Perdita” by Rubber City (D. Lynch & D. Slusser)

We gave a mention to this seminal 1990s David Lynch classic in one our latest posts, a reblog from The Selvedge Yard regarding the September 1991 photo spread in American Vogue entitled "Wild at Heart". For me, it was easy to see the title as a reference to Lynch's film of the same name, released…Read more HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Music Minute: “Perdita” by Rubber City (D. Lynch & D. Slusser)

{STYLE WISE – SUMMER EDITION} Surf Dudes with Attitude!

While not all the gentlemen seen in this series have surf boards in their hands, they all undeniably possess that wicked spirit of the surf. Spontaneous, effervescent, and wild like the waves, these are men of the past who have found sanctuary in the beauty of the ocean, and have used its energy to conjure…Read more {STYLE WISE – SUMMER EDITION} Surf Dudes with Attitude!

STYLE {WISE} + The Case for Hawaiian Shirts +

[image: fashion.grunge.style.] Summer is at its peak, and its time to embrace the ultimate piece for the summer. . . .the Hawaiian Shirt. For some reason, this idea makes some people cringe, but over the course of this post you will see the innate beauty and wonder that is the Hawaiian Shirt. The Case for…Read more STYLE {WISE} + The Case for Hawaiian Shirts +

{STYLE-WISE} The Secret Society Style of Tom Buchanan

Indeed there are many sinfully stylish idols to worship throughout "The Great Gatsby"; like masculine and cool Jordan, soft and feminine Daisy, even the bookish narrator Nick. And then of course there's the poster boy himself, Jay Gatsby ,who shall always remain in the fore realm of our memory as a hero to determination and…Read more {STYLE-WISE} The Secret Society Style of Tom Buchanan

Out of This World! Rare Buddy Holly & Friends Super 8mm Home Movie.

Was feeling inspired today by Buddy Holly, the chic geek with the rims to match... There isn't a lot about this young talent's style that hasn't stopped beating, so that's why we felt the tragic rock n' roll icon deserved a second look. After a rocking night at Clear Lake, Iowa's iconic Surf Ballroom the…Read more Out of This World! Rare Buddy Holly & Friends Super 8mm Home Movie.